Vacations are a great way to escape the pressure of everyday life, but they sometimes aren’t cheap. Things can add up quickly between accommodations, airfare, and the cost of activities. However, when looking at what to do in Captiva and Sanibel Island, you’ll soon discover several things to do for free or at a low cost near your affordable rental from Sanibel Vacations. A Checklist of Fun and Inexpensive Things to Do on Sanibel and Captiva You don’t have to spend a lot to enjoy fun outings on Sanibel and Captiva. Connected by the Blind Pass Bridge, both islands are [...]
From romantic walks on the beach at sunset and fancy patio-seated dinners to spa treatments and sunbathing with a cocktail in hand, you’re in the ultimate lovers’ getaway at Sanibel Vacations. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and there’s no better gift than a romantic Sanibel Island vacation. Choose your perfect accommodations, and begin planning your ultimate Sanibel Island couples retreat. Make Reservations at Captiva & Sanibel Island Restaurants Every Valentine’s Day getaway deserves a little something special. Treat your love to a romantic dinner (or three!) at a fabulous Captiva or Sanibel Island restaurant. Reminisce over the best [...]
Treat yourself to a relaxing romantic Florida couples retreat at Sanibel Vacations. Our Sanibel Island vacation rentals provide an intimate space where you and your significant other can bask in the tropical beauty of our lovely island. Whether you’re looking for shopping and spa recommendations or prefer to spend your time soaking in the sun outdoors, you’ll never run out of things to do near your Sanibel Island rental. Rekindle Romance with a Sanibel Island Vacation No matter where your interests lie, you’re guaranteed to have a fantastic Florida couples retreat during your stay on Sanibel Island. Visit some of [...]
Shelling beaches on Sanibel Island are a dream come true for shell collectors. The soft-sand beaches near Sanibel Vacations are abundant with a variety of crustacean treasures. We harbor the best shelling beaches in Florida because of our island’s crescent shape, resulting in beaches laden with Gulf Coast and Caribbean shells. What You Need to Know about Sanibel Island Shelling Beaches Whether you’re a shelling novice or expert, you’re bound to become acquainted with the “Sanibel Stoop,” affectionately named after the stooped position most visitors make when searching for shells. Low tide, especially at full or new moons, and after [...]
If you’re wondering how to stay healthy on vacation, you wouldn’t be the only one. According to recent TripAdvisor ‘global trend’ findings, canoeing and kayaking experiences have increased in growth by +49% in the last couple of years! Whether it’s a morning stroll on the beach or a healthy home-cooked meal in your rental’s kitchen, it’s easy to be healthy while staying with Sanibel Vacations. Summer tends to sneak up on us out of nowhere, and you may be wanting to shed some of those post-holiday pounds while on vacation. We’ve compiled a list of three helpful tips for wondering how to stay healthy while on a getaway to Southwest Florida (listed below).
You just booked the wrong date for your Sanibel Island vacation on a third-party travel agency website, now what? Chances are you’ll end up paying hefty fees and spend hours talking with someone from a call center trying to get a resolution to the problem. Don’t waste time getting sucked into those pesky third-party booking sites that claim to save you more money and give you the best deals. Direct booking with Sanibel Vacations will allow you to choose the perfect location and vacation rental, speak directly with a staff member if you have any questions, and receive the best rates guaranteed. Here are the top three reasons why you must book direct when planning your Florida trips.
Girls, wouldn’t it be nice to get away while the men are out hunting or when they’re consuming themselves in the football season? Now is the perfect time to plan your relaxing weekend getaway with your friends to Sanibel Vacations. It’s essential to spend time nurturing your female friendships as life is about to become all too busy with the kids holiday activities and family get-togethers. We’ve come up with a list of the top three female-friendly things to do in Florida and why Sanibel Island will be your next destination for a girls trip.
The 35th Annual Luminary Festival will take place Friday, December 6th, and we could not be more excited! Luminary is a long-standing tradition on Sanibel, filled with lots of good food, drinks, music and socializing. We invite all of our guests to visit with us at SBL Vacations! If you've never been on Sanibel for Luminary, get ready to be amazed as candles and lights lead the way down Periwinkle! Stop along the way to see Santa.... if you're on the nice list! Each year, we fill the office with Christmas cheer with raffles, live music and costumes. Platters of [...]
Beach Activities to Try This Spring As the days become longer and the sun shines even brighter over our beautiful sandy paradise at Sanibel Vacations, we know it’s a must to be near the Sanibel Island beaches during those hot summer days! Spend time discovering the pristine sandy beaches, grilling near the waterfront or just bathing in the shores of the gulf coast while on your family vacations! Before making plans, don’t forget first to check out our sister company SBL Outfitters, as they have many affordable recreational toys to rent during your stay! Get ready, as we take you [...]
Sanibel Island Kayaking Adventures You can’t escape the beach when you’re staying at our Sanibel Island rentals, and honestly, who would want to leave the water? When it’s time to take a break from the Sanibel Island beaches, explore on the water not just in it with a Sanibel Island kayaking adventure! Sanibel Island kayaking will give you the opportunity to get an up-close look at dolphins, manatees, and other forms of wildlife in their natural habitat. When lodging with Sanibel Vacations we make kayaking a breeze by offering kayak rentals during your stay! SBL Outfitters At Sanibel Vacations, we’d [...]